previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: W J Rowe

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © W J Rowe (WMR-35010)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Thanet
Town
Ramsgate
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 November 1987
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35010
Current location

St George the Martyr Church
Church Hill
Ramsgate
Thanet
Kent
CT11 8RA
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 38170 65210
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
A small wooden casket containing sand from the Dunkirk beaches.
Inscription
IN COMMEMORATION OF THE / EPIC OF DUNKIRK IN 1940/THIS CASKET OF SAND FROM/ THE DUNKIRK BEACHES/ WAS PLACED IN THIS CHURCH BY/ THE EAST KENT BRANCH OF THE/ DUNKIRK VETERANS ASSOCIATION/ DURING A SERVICE HELD ON/ 15TH NOV. 1987
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Relic
    Measurements: depth 130mm, height 160mm, width 180mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • See also: 35008; 35009
  • A History of St. George the Martyr: The Parish Church of Ramsgate, Brian R. Fagg, 1947; 1977

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-35010

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.